MHT CET Counselling: Dates, Schedule, Registration Fee

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MHT CET Counselling

Are you seeking admission in undergraduate engineering, pharmacy, or agricultural courses in Maharashtra? Are you planning on registering for MHT CET counselling? Here is everything you need to know about MHT CET counselling. From dates, schedule to the registration process, we have got you covered!

MHT CET Counselling 2021

The MHT CET or Common Entrance Test is an annual entrance test for admission to undergraduate courses in the field of  undergraduate engineering, pharmacy, or agricultural courses  such as B. Tech, B.E., Pharma D and B.Pharma that are offered at colleges in Maharashtra. MHT CET Counselling is conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell of Maharashtra. Only those who qualify for JEE Main or MHT CET will be eligible for the counselling. There will be three rounds in MHT CET Counselling 2021. However, if seats remain vacant, a spot round will be held later. It is important to note that candidates whose application is based on JEE Main scores will also have to register and pay the necessary fee for MHT CET Counselling. However, there is no fee for candidates who qualify MHT CET. Further, the seat allocation is based on merit and the candidate’s preference. 

Event  Date
MHT CET Result Date To be notified
Commencement of registration for MHT CET Counselling To be notified
Release of provisional merit list To be notified
Final merit list release date To be notified
MHT CET Round-1 counselling through CAP To be notified
Round 2- MHT CET 2021 counselling To be notified
MHT CET Round 3 of CAP counselling To be notified

Registration Process

Given below is a step-by-step procedure for MHT CET 2021 Counselling registration. Read them carefully and follow the steps in the order mentioned. The steps are as follows: Candidates should get themselves registered for the MHT CET counselling 2021. Go to the MHT CET 2021 official website and provide the following details:

  • Personal Details
  • Name of the candidate
  • Gender
  • Father’s Name
  • Mother’s Name
  • Religion
  • Region
  • Mother Tongue
  • Annual Income of the family
  • Address of the candidate
  • Mobile Number
  • Email ID
  • Category Details


Candidates should choose their type of candidature according to their category. Candidates are required to choose from the following categories:

  • Maharashtra State Candidature
  • OMS
  • J&K Migrant
  • Foreign Students
  • NRI
  • PIO/ OCI
  • GoI

How to choose Password?

The registration for MHT CET Counselling 2021 will involve answering security questions and choosing a password. In order to create a password, students must take note of the following criteria:

  • The password must be 8 to 13 characters long
  • It must have at least one upper and lower case alphabet
  • It must consist of a minimum of one numeric value
  • It must contain at least one special character like !@#$%^&*-

Qualification Details

When the MHT CET counselling registration process is completed, candidates should enter their details of grades 10 and 12. Candidates must also submit information related to MHT CET 2021.

Uploading Documents

The photograph and signature must be scanned and uploaded. Note that documents must be uploaded according to the specifications prescribed.

Specifications for Scanned Images

Documents Specifications
Photograph File Size: 4 KB to 100 KBFile Dimensions: 3.5cm x 4.5cm
Signature File Size: 1 KB to 30 KBFile Dimensions: 3.5cm x 1.5cm

Payment of application fee: Candidates who are applying on the basis of JEE Main 

Students must make the payment for the MHT CET Counselling 2021 form. The payment must be completed in online mode. 

Application Fee for MHT CET 2021 Counselling Fee

Category of Candidates Counselling Fees
General Category, Outside Maharashtra State Applicant and Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries Rs. 800
Reserved Category from Maharashtra State and Persons with Disability applicants from Maharashtra Rs. 600
Children of NRI / OCI / PIO, Foreign National Rs. 5000

Print out of Counselling Registration Form: Students must get a printout of the filled-in MHT CET Counselling 2021 form since it will be required at the time of document verification.

Reporting at Facilitation Centres (FC): Candidates must report to their designated FC for the verification of the documents. Students must also carry their original documents along with the attested copies at the FC.

List of Documents For 2021 MHT CET Counselling 

  • Hard Copy of MHT CET 2021 counselling registration form
  • Printout of the Result of MHT CET 2021
  • MHT CET Admit Card
  • Passing Certificate and Mark Sheet of grade 10 and 12
  • JEE Main mark sheet
  • Domicile Certificate (for candidates belonging to Maharashtra)
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Eligibility Certificate for Economically Weaker Section/EWS (If applicable)
  • Character Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • School Leaving Certificate

8. Choice filling: Then, candidates must complete the choice filling by selecting the names of colleges and courses in the order of their preference. Remember that choice filling will be available for each round.

9. Publication of merit list: The authorities will send out the provisional and final merit list of MHT CET 2021. It will include the names of candidates who are shortlisted. The allotment of seats for MHT CET will be done according to the merit list released and preferences filled by the candidates.

MHT CET Seat Allotment 2021

The seat allocation for MHT CET 2021 will be organised through a Centralized Admission Process (CAP) in online mode in three rounds. To check the MHT CET 2021 seat allotment, students must log in through the required fields. Candidates who are allotted a seat must download their allotment letter and report to the FC to select their preference for the seat allotted.

MHT CET Reservation Criteria 2021

Category of Candidates Percentage of Reservation
Scheduled Castes converts to Buddhism (SC) 13%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) 7%
Vimukta Jati (VJ)/De Notified Tribes(DT) (NT-A) 3%
Nomadic Tribes 1 (NT-B) 2.5%
Nomadic Tribes 2 (NT-C) 3.5%
Nomadic Tribes 3 (NT-D) 2%
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 19%
Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) 16%

MHT CET Fee Structure 2021

Fee Particulars Non-Autonomous Government Institutes and University Department Autonomous Government/ Government-Aided Institutes/ BATU Lonere/ ICT Mumbai
Tuition Fee Rs. 15,000 Rs. 15,000
Development Fee Rs. 5,000 Rs. 32,500
Other Charges Rs. 4,000 Rs. 26,000
Total Fee Rs. 24,000 Rs. 73,500

Note that there will be no tuition fee for SC/ ST category candidates and for those getting admission under TFWS (Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme).

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